Ege Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Ege, Jacques

Year: c.1840

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): W=181

Current location: Not on display

General description: Erard style action with an escapement in a mahogany case. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Metal hitchpin plate with one bar. Hammers covered in felt. The piano is single strung from CC-GG, bichord from GG#-G#, and the rest is trichord.

Additional information

Keyboard width: CC-g4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Rue Neuse des Malburins, 91 / Ege / a Paris

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